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Joseph Hutchison
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Poet, writer, educator
Poet, writer, educator

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This Bird Has Flown...
After 1168 posts (this is #1169), The Perpetual Bird is moving to Wordpress. This is simply so the blog can be more closely integrated with my writing Web site, www.jhwriter.com . I hope all you birders take wing with it! And I hope you'll forgive any oddit...

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Poetry and Arms
Essentially  Bolaño's Collected Poems This morning, after watching and reading about the protests over 43 missing students in México . Hills shaded beyond your dreams. Castles dreamt by the vagabond. Dying at the end of any old day. Impossible to escape vio...

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Announcing "The Conundrum"
Conundrum Press, which published my collection Thread of the Real , has announced the first issue of The Conundrum —a free, triannual sampler of the phenomenal literature this Colorado-based press publishes. Enjoy!

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Adios, Galway Kinnell
Galway Kinnell Galway Kinnell , who died on Tuesday , was perhaps the second or third living poet I ever met. He had been invited to read at the University of Northern Colorado, where I was a student. I was 20. I had already witnessed the deep, wild energie...

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An Antidote to Mediocrity and Sameness
I'm passing along this message from The Bloomsbury Review , one of the very few publications that seeks out and reviews quality books that are undeservedly overlooked by other media. (You can read their full mission statement here .) Blooms,  as long-time s...

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I am VERY excited to be reading with Michael Henry this Friday evening at I Heart Denver. Michael and I have passed like ships in the night for years now, but our time to introduce our muses has finally arrived. Hope to see you there!
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REMINDER... Special First Saturday Reading Tonight @ BookBar
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Laureation; Against Single-Mindedness; etc.
Gov. Hickenlooper, Melody, and I on the west steps of the Capitol Many of you know that in early September I was chosen by Governor John Hickenlooper to serve for the next four years as Poet Laureate of Colorado. It's a great honor, of course, even more so ...

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A Very Good Day


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Jonathan Greene Travels Back in Time
Jonathan Greene Don't miss the simply marvelous poem by Jonathan Greene i n Ted Kooser 's American Life in Poetry column today. Click here .
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